Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Education Updates and Features

K-12 Educators Invited to Participate in Diabetes Survey

UNCW’s College of Health and Human Services is conducting a survey to determine K-12 educators’ knowledge of the early warning signs of Type-1 Diabetes, a diagnosis that often occurs during the K-12 years. Survey responses are anonymous and will be accepted through mid-March. We hope you will consider participating in this important research! more...

Journal Article Showcases Partnerships in Support of Sustainability Education

A research article, co-authored by 13 UNCW, DCVPA and Wrightsville Beach Elementary School colleagues, provides an overview of health and wellness, resource stewardship and sustainability education initiatives resulting from a collaborative university-school learning community in Wilmington. The article was published in the National Association for Professional Development Schools’ PDS Partners Journal in August. more...

Study on Pre-Service Teachers’ Resilience Published in International Journal

Traci Bellas and Denise Henning recently conducted a study to gain insight into the experiences of pre-service teachers as they navigated through Covid-19 and worked to become fully licensed professionals. The study, “Returning to Hope: Pre-service Teachers’ Stories of Resilience Through the Covid Pandemic” was published in the International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry in September. more...